Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in massachusetts, we're getting the hit by the new hampshire ads, the boston ads. i think people want a little break. introducing a little lefty into the campaign it at this late date i think voters appreciate it. melissa: did you run other ads where you hit your opponent over the head with a hammer or something just to balance it all out? >> yeah. there has been a hard fought campaign in the 6th congressional district and north shore of massachusetts so it is kind of a nice way to end it. but we've been talking about the economy and the debt and getting, you know, the job market back in this area and throughout the country. you know, throughout the course of the campaign. and, i think voters listening to the message but want a little, like i said, a little levity at this point. melissa: have you heard from folks about the ad in particular? or has it gone by unnoticed because people sort of relax but don't know what it is for? >> no. definitely noticed. you know what? good way to cut through the clutter right now. we have a pretty intense congressional campaign, a u.s. senate campaign, a new h
Nov 2, 2012 4:30pm PDT
at eaton vance management. he joins us from that firm in boston. duncan, i take it you're a pessimist in regards to avoiding the fiscal cliff that we're going to go over? >> not really a pessimist. i think the fiscal cliff is going to be more of a fiscal slope, but there will be a tax element to it. i think because we're starting at such a low level of tax rates, we're very likely to have higher taxes either immediately with the expiration of the payroll tax and potentially on capital gains and dividends in 2013 and beyond. >> tom: how should invests approach that, invest on what tax rates may be next year? >> not really. but there are great costs to be avoided by lessening the tax drag on your investment. positioning your portfolio and making sure you're in sthooks can outperform in a rising interest rate environment-- which is another thing we're worried about-- longer term makes some sense. >> tom: so rising interest rate environment, possibly higher inflation, higher taxes. not exactly the most shiny of forecasts for investors. >> well, there is something you can do about it. you
Nov 10, 2012 10:00am EST
killed in an gauzy by ignoring sharia law. joining me now, andrew boston, the author of the new book, sharia versus freedom, the legacy of islamic totalitarianism. it is great to have you with us. we appreciate it. let's start with, first, the idea that sharia law, a lot of people this message saying it is a cultural aspect of the islamic life that poses no threat to america. your thoughts. >> sharia is really foundational in islamic societies. it is derived from the text of islam, the traditions of mohammad demanded has many ritual aspects that might be similar to other religions demand but it is also an entire political system. and here is where it runs afoul of modern human rights concepts like our bill of rights, the universal declaration of human rights. it includes a timeless war doctrine. it also rejects basic human freedoms like freedom of conscience, freedom of speech, and it imposes discriminatory regulation, legal regulations against non muslim minorities and women. also includes dehumanizing punishments are well we would consider dehumanizing punishments like flashing for
Nov 2, 2012 9:00pm EDT
surprise. we will be in boston, mitt romney's home state of massachusetts. the -- "the willis report" will be live. that is it for tonight. thank you for joining us. don't forget to record he show if you cannot catch us live.
Nov 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
will see you monday from boston. ♪ neil: the new york city marathon is off. it is off. and we think we know why. >> i think the marathon is a disgrace and shame on mayor bloomberg. he is painting bluelines come allowing people to cross over the bridge and they should all be running here to staten island to help us. he is providing generators for this marathon. he is providing people to go to bathrooms when people don't even have homes in staten island. there's electricity and there's no heat in the water. it is a disgrace what he is doing and it is a real disgrace. neil: we do find it odd that after that interview the entire marathon was off. all eyes are on a battered new york. the rodney dangerfield of rows in new york that hadn't gotten a lick of attention. until today. went to the fox reporter and producer and camera crew to shed light on an embarrassing situation at a time when loc officials, state officials, even national officials were appraising relief efforts and leave it to some guys to say, you know, it's not so hunky-dory. in staten island, it wasn't going so well. withi
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in order to do it, in order to get back to boston election night. he will wrap it up in new hampshire, the place he started and the 96-hour sprint kicking off request a crowd this big, the romney campaign has to like what they are seeing tonight. >> carl, thanks. much more on politics ahead and more storm coverage. plus we learned after seven weeks on the attack in libya, fbi will question one suspect not the assault. but a couple of senators are demanding much more. we are live at the white house. that's next. looking for a better place to put your cash? here's one you may not have thought of -- fidelity. now you don't have to go to a bank to get the things you want from a bank, like no-fee atms, all over the world. free checkwriting and mobile deposits. now depositing a check is as easy as taking a picture. free online bill payments. a highly acclaimed credit card with 2% cash back into your fidelity account. open a fidelity cash management account today and discover another reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving som
Nov 8, 2012 11:00am PST
in philadelphia gusting to 25. providence and boston, of course, because you're further north and east you hang on to these winds longer. here's the wind gust forecast. see the time stamp to friday afternoon. still in portland, maine, boston, still between 35 and 40 miles per hour. finally, though, the storm is exiting. again, only improving friday and see it off the coast and again, brooke, by tomorrow afternoon, certainly everyone seeing sunny skies. the winds will abate. >> what about flights, though? from what i saw 1,500 flights canceled in the northeast. is that back on track? >> 600 flights were canceled today. 1,600 flights canceled yesterday but the 1,600 flights canceled today, there are flights up there and we are seeing delays right now in boston and newark. those are the two places but also with lines like long island railroad, metro north. metro north is slowing the trains because of the ice on the tracks so they're slower. and long island railroad is up and running, suspended last night. delays today about 20 minutes. >> okay. we'll talk next hour. thank you very much. >>> also t
Nov 22, 2012 4:00am PST
through the weekend, but not by too much. that holds true for boston and even syracuse seeing highs in the 50s. for the parade this morning, right in the mid-40s, looking good, and the winds will be comfortable, which is great for the floats. but if you're driving in memphis this morning or if you're driving down in houston, i'm getting some reports on twitter that there is dense fog out there, so be careful. another thing to keep in mind are the strong winds through the plains states. wyoming, dakotas, gusts could get as strong as 45 miles per hour. so that may impact your travel, as far to the east as minneapolis. we're also looking at low clouds in seattle and that fog that i mentioned that could slow you down. finally, if you're looking for a little taste of wintry weather, you'll find it in international falls, minnesota. but the rest of the country is looking warm. brooke and alina, temperatures are actually 20 degrees above normal today across parts of the midwest. it's a nice and warm thanksgiving. >> nice. enjoy the weather. bonnie, thank you. >>> this week, "the next list"